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Building on heightened desires to explore the outdoors, no doubt as a result of COVID-induced claustrophobia, the Westchester Land Trust is opening a newly established 3-acre arboretum adjacent to its existing 125-acre Westchester Wilderness Walk/Zofnass Family Preserve in Pound Ridge. 

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Interns for the Pound Ridge Land Conservancy shared the work they completed on the town’s preserves over the summer during a virtual presentation held via Zoom last week. Although it was an unusual season due to COVID-19, Land Steward Andrew Morgan said interns Jacob Adams, Andrew Miller and…

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The influx of people on local preserves is no surprise to Pound Ridge resident Sansan Harashima, who understands the notion of turning to nature for solace and comfort during crisis quite well.

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Nature enthusiasts around the world were busy bees the last weekend of April, participating in the iNaturalist City Nature Challenge to document biodiversity in their communities.

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The New York New Jersey Trail Conference recognized George Scott at their Volunteer Appreciation Event on March 8 at the New Jersey Botanical Gardens.  He received the organization’s Dedicated Service Award, along with nine others, which honors volunteers who demonstrate exemplary service to…

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The Hudson Valley is known for its lush vegetation and impressive forestry, but local environmentalists are becoming increasingly concerned this distinguishing feature might literally die away. That’s because our trees, all while producing oxygen and food and providing shade, are battling ag…